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Garrett M. Schwartz

Garrett M. Schwartz, Senior Equipment Appraiser

Sencer Appraisal Associates–Equipment Appraisers

490 Lake Park Avenue
Oakland, California 94610
Phone: (510) 473-6225 Email: Website:

Specialty Areas

Appraisal & Valuation, Business & Corporate, Machinery and Equipment, Personal Property


Schwartz is an equipment appraiser for Sencer Appraisal Associates and is based in Oakland, California. He has been an equipment appraiser for over sixteen years, valuing machinery and equipment in construction, agriculture, health care, food processing, and metalworking industries and for financial, commercial, and institutional firms in many other industries. He has performed equipment appraisals for clients across the United States, Mexico, Asia, and Europe. His clients have included the United States Department of Justice, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the United States military, local and regional banks, charitable organizations, business brokers, legal and accounting firms, private individuals, and business clients from single proprietorships to Fortune 5 corporations.

Schwartz is an Accredited Senior Appraiser of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) and a Certified Equipment Appraiser of the Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers. He currently serves as ASA International President. He served as editor of the fourth edition of ASA’s foundational textbook on equipment appraisal, “Valuing Machinery and Equipment: The Fundamentals of Appraising Machinery and Technical Assets,” published in 2020.



Prof. Affiliations

Accredited Senior Appraiser (American Society of Appraisers)
Certified Equipment Appraiser (Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers).

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